Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

John SYLVESTERAge: 5018351885

Name
John SYLVESTER
Given names
John
Surname
SYLVESTER
Birth about 1835 52 21
Citation details: V1835356 157/1835 SYLVESTER JOHN JOHN HARRIET
Marriage of a parentRobert BIGGHarriet HALLView this family
Type: Common Law
after 1837 (Age 2)

Birth of a sisterSarah SYLVESTER
February 15, 1839 (Age 4)
Citation details: 12 fEBRUARY 2012
Text:

In part:

"Harriet had three children to John Sylvester, they were George buried Yango , Sarah and John."

Silvester - Sarah - Birth record
Silvester - Sarah - Birth record

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.

Citation details: 824/1839 V1839824 23A SILVESTER SARAH GEORGE HARRIET
Text:

There is also this reference:

4/1839 V18394 158 SILVESTER SARAH GEORGE HARRIET

Note: It is noted that the father's name on this record is George and not John.
Death of a fatherJohn SILVESTER
about 1840 (Age 5)
Citation details: Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
Text:

Name: John Sylvester Death Date: 1840 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1840 Registration Place: Richmond, New South Wales Volume Number: V1840830 24A

Birth of a half-sisterSusannah E BIGGS
about 1842 (Age 7)
Citation details: V18424693 121B/1842 BIGGS SUSANNAH E ROBERT HARRIET
Birth of a half-sisterSophia BIGGS
about 1844 (Age 9)
Citation details: V1844528 53/1844 BIGGS SOPHIA ROBERT HARRIET
Birth of a half-brotherThomas BIGGS
March 22, 1846 (Age 11)
Citation details: Family Tree of Loretta Field
Citation details: V1846529 53/1846 BIGGS THOMAS ROBERT HARRIET
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam BIGGS
about 1848 (Age 13)
Twin Sister: Mary Ann BIGGStwin sister
Citation details: V1848531 53/1848 BIGGS WILLIAM ROBERT HARRIET
Citation details: 12 February 2012
Text:

In part:

"Mary Ann and William were twins both born in 1848."

Birth of a half-sisterMary Ann BIGGS
about 1848 (Age 13)
Twin Brother: William BIGGStwin brother
Citation details: V1848530 53/1848 BIGGS MARY A ROBERT HARRIET
Citation details: 12 February 2012
Text:

In part:

"Mary Ann and William were twins both born in 1848."

Marriage of a siblingGeorge SILVESTEREllen STEWARTView this family
Type: Religious marriage
about 1855 (Age 20)
Address: Scots Church
Citation details: 126/1855 V1855126 82 SYLVESTER GEORGE STEWART ELEN QC
Religious marriageHester Eliza PORTERView this family
1858 (Age 23)
Address: St. John's
Citation details: 2939/1858 SYLVESTER JOAN PORTER ESTHER E WOLLOMBI
Birth of a daughter
#1
Jane S SYLVESTER
about 1859 (Age 24)
Citation details: 13954/1859 SYLVESTER JANE S JOHN HESTER E WOLLOMBI
Birth of a daughter
#2
Elizabeth H SYLVESTER
about 1861 (Age 26)
Citation details: 14184/1861 SYLVESTER ELIZABETH H JOHN HESTER E WOLLOMBI
Birth of a daughter
#3
Mary S SYLVESTER
about 1862 (Age 27)
Citation details: 10661/1862 SYLVESTER MARY S JOHN ESTHER MURRURUNDI
Birth of a daughter
#4
Unnamed SYLVESTER
about 1866 (Age 31)
Citation details: 15212/1866 SYLVESTER (FEMALE) JOHN ESTHER E TAMWORTH
Marriage of a half-siblingJames FORBESSophia BIGGSView this family
about 1866 (Age 31)
Citation details: 2865/1866 FORBES JAMES SYLVESTER SOPHIA PATRICKS PLAINS
Birth of a daughter
#5
Victoria SYLVESTER
about 1869 (Age 34)
Citation details: 18377/1869 SYLVESTER VICTORIA JOHN ESTHER TAMWORTH
Marriage of a half-siblingWilliam TAGGARTMary Ann BIGGSView this family
about 1870 (Age 35)
Citation details: 3197/1870 TAGGART WILLIAM SILVESTER MARY ANN PATRICKS PLAIN
Birth of a son
#6
John William SYLVESTER
1871 (Age 36)

Sylvester - John William
Sylvester - John William

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Birth of a son
#7
George Alfred SYLVESTER
about 1872 (Age 37)
Citation details: 18150/1872 SYLVESTER GEORGE ALFRED JOHN HESTER TAMWORTH
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah BROOKES
about 1872 (Age 37)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 6111/1872 JONES SARAH AGE 95 YEARS DIED PATRICKS PLAINS PATRICKS PLAIN
Citation details: 13 February 2012
Text:

In part:

"Sarah married William Jones [convict] 1822 and died at Broke in 1872. She is buried in an unmarked grave at Fordwich [Broke]."

Birth of a daughter
#8
Everleen SYLVESTER
about 1874 (Age 39)
Citation details: 19752/1874 SYLVESTER EVERLEEN JOHN ESTHER TAMWORTH
Marriage of a half-siblingThomas BIGGSMary Jane REEDView this family
Type: Religious marriage
September 7, 1874 (Age 39)
Address: St. Bridget's Presbytery
Citation details: 2874/1874 SYLVESTER THOMAS REED MARY MAITLAND
Publication: .jpg file attached to email of 24 January 2011.
Citation details: Family Tree of Loretta Reid.
Birth of a son
#9
Henry Porter SYLVESTER
about 1877 (Age 42)
Citation details: 20885/1877 SYLVESTER HENRY P JOHN ESTHER TAMWORTH
Birth of a daughter
#10
Alice May SYLVESTER
about 1878 (Age 43)
Citation details: 22644/1878 SYLVESTER ALICE MAY JOHN HESTER ELIZA TAMWORTH
Death of a motherHarriet HALL
June 10, 1880 (Age 45)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10989/1880 SYLVESTER HARRIET THOMAS H SARAH WOLLOMBI
Silvester - Harriet
Silvester - Harriet

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Birth of a daughter
#11
Hester Henrietta SYLVESTER
about 1881 (Age 46)
Citation details: 26711/1881 SYLVESTER HESTER HENRIETTA JOHN HESTER TAMWORTH
Death of a brotherGeorge SILVESTER
about 1883 (Age 48)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12011/1883 SYLVESTER GEORGE GEORGE HARRIET WOLLOMBI
Death about 1885 (Age 50)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10337/1885 SYLVESTER JOHN JOHN HARRIETT QUIRINDI
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: July 16, 1832Richmond, , New South Wales, Australia
11 months
elder brother
3 years
himself
4 years
younger sister
Mother’s family with Robert BIGG - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: after 1837
6 years
half-sister
3 years
half-sister
Sophia BIGGS
Birth: about 1844 34 30New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1940West Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
1 year
half-sister
Mary Ann BIGGS
Birth: about 1848 38 34New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1932Singleton, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Hester Eliza PORTER - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 1858Wollombi, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
5 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
3 years
son
2 years
son
George Alfred SYLVESTER
Birth: about 1872 37 31Tamworth, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1932Queensland, Australia
3 years
daughter
4 years
son
Henry Porter SYLVESTER
Birth: about 1877 42 36Tamworth, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 31, 1951Quirindi, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
Michael McNAMARA + Hester Eliza PORTER - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: about 1890Quirindi, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: V1835356 157/1835 SYLVESTER JOHN JOHN HARRIET
MarriageS - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 2939/1858 SYLVESTER JOAN PORTER ESTHER E WOLLOMBI
MarriageMarriage Certificate - Sylvester - John and Porter - Esther Eliza
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10337/1885 SYLVESTER JOHN JOHN HARRIETT QUIRINDI